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Oil spill recovery bringing in millions of dollars
It's the next step in bringing millions of dollars to our area for oil spill recovery.
The Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Trustees released a plan that dedicates 627-million dollars to restoration projects.
The money is divided among the five Gulf Coast States.
Louisiana is getting the most, 340 million dollars.
Florida gets 105 million.
Alabama gets 93.7 million.
Mississippi, nearly 69 million.
And Texas 18 million.
In our area, 22.5 million dollars is earmarked for Escambia County.
4.7 for Santa Rosa. And 14.8 million for Okaloosa County.
Another 22 million dollars is designated for regional projects.